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Colquijirca mine, Colquijirca mining district, Tinyahuarco district, Pasco province, Pasco, Perui
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Colquijirca mineMine
Colquijirca mining districtMining District
Tinyahuarco districtDistrict
Pasco provinceProvince
PascoDepartment
PeruCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
10° South , 76° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~12km
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


34 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Mineralium Deposita September 2008, Volume 43, Issue 7, pp 777-789 ; Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997); Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997); Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997)
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997); Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Goldfieldite
Formula: (Cu102)Te4S12S
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997); Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997); Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Georg Petersen (2010) Mining and Metallurgy in Ancient Peru. (Geological Society of America, Special Paper 467, 90 pages; english translation of Petersen's 1970 book "Minería y Metalurgía en el Antiguo Perú")
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997); Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Silver
Formula: Ag
Habit: wire
Reference: Scott, David A. (Editor) / Meyers, Pieter (Editor) / Scott, David A. (Editor) (1994) Archaeometry of Pre-Columbian Sites and Artifacts: Proceedings of a Symposium Organized by the UCLA Institute of Archaeology and the Getty Conservation. p 190
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Mineralium Deposita September 2003, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 683-694 ; Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997)
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997); Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Min.Rec., 28, no.4 (1997)
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Reference: Economic Geology November 2009 vol. 104 no. 7 905-944

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Colusite2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Goldfieldite2.GB.05(Cu102)Te4S12S
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zunyite9.BJ.55Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Colusite3.1.1.1Cu13VAs3S16
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Goldfieldite3.3.6.6(Cu102)Te4S12S
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si5O16] groups
Zunyite57.3.1.1Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O SideriteFeCO3
O FerberiteFeWO4
O ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
S Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S DigeniteCu9S5
S CovelliteCuS
ClChlorine
Cl ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
VVanadium
V ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
Cu Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
TeTellurium
Te Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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Bendezu, Ronner; Fontbote, Lluis; Cosca, Mike (2003): Relative age of Cordilleran base metal lode and replacement deposits, and high sulfidation Au-(Ag) epithermal mineralization in the Colquijirca mining district, central Peru. Mineralium Deposita 38, 683-694.
Bendezu, R. & Fontboté, L. (2009): Cordilleran epithermal Cu-Zn-Pb-(Au-Ag) mineralization in the Colquijirca district, central Peru: deposit-scale mineralogical patterns. Economic Geology 104, 905-944.


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